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Southword Online Issue 23

December 2012 / January 2013

 

 

Poetry

Short Stories

An Ghaoth Aneas: Forlíonadh Gaeilge

Photos from the Cork International Short Story Festival 2012

Reviews & Criticism

Submission Guidelines

 

 

Poetry

Editor (English)- Thomas McCarthy

 

Staffordshire Treasure | Martin Bennett
The Hobo | Rosalin Blue
Carrying My Father | Paul Bregazzi
Revisiting the Apiary | Eibhlís Carcione
The Theatre Garden | Donna Coogan
The Meeting Place | Siobhán Daffy
Riviera and Soyer's Recipe | Patrick Deeley
The Snow | Cal Doyle
River Dragonfly | Ann Egan
Beached Whale | Victoria Kennefick
Theatrics | Noel King
Before Music | Jim Maguire
And we wonder | Afric McGlinchey
Between the Statues of O'Connell & Larkin | Alan Jude Moore
We Spend Our Time in Georgian Rooms Dreaming of the Future | Alan Jude Moore
Book of Us | Elizabeth Rose Murray
Bread and Butter Sandwiches and Connolly Contented | Donal O'Driscoll
Quite Dark with Amber | James Patterson
Regret | Shannon Quinn
Sentinel | Liz Quirke
The Lovely Tubs and Thresher | Padraig Rooney
Room 6 | John W. Sexton
Hōkū Grades My Students' Papers and A Telephone | Eric Paul Shaffer
Château Haut Gay | Michael Sheehan
Wise Women | Julie Smith
Revolution | Z. G. Tomaszewski
The Disappearing Garden and Land under Wave | Jessica Traynor
 

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Short Stories


The winning and commended stories
from the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition 2012

Editor (English)- Ian Wild

 

White Socks and Weirdos | Sophie Hampton
-- Winner of the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition
Raskolnikov & I | Ferdia Lennon
Aerial Meditations of the Slob Land's Only Prince | David Mohan
Gecko | Dan Purdue
The Graveyard Shift | Maree Spratt
Cafe at the V&A | Thomas Watson
-- 2nd Prize in the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition

 

New fiction
Selection by Patrick Cotter

At Slane McGlowan's Funeral | Dave Lordan
Dogs of War and Peace | Valerie Trueblood
His Rank | Valerie Trueblood

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Foras Na Gaeilge

An Ghaoth Aneas: Forlíonadh Gaeilge
Eagarthóir (Gaeilge)- Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

 

Filíocht

Greim | Doireann Ní Ghríofa
Blaiseadh | Niamh Ní Lochlainn
An Nóta Dúnta | Simon Ó Faoláin
An Grá Tuscánach | Pol Ó Muirí
Tobar gan Iarraidh | Máire Dinny Wren

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Prós

Lámh Napolean | Seán Mac Mathúna

 

Léirmheastóireacht

Aingeal Ní Chualáin | ag plé Filleann Seoirse le Eilís Ní Anluain
Ken Ó Donnchú | ag plé Gonta le Alex Hijmans
 

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Photographs from the Cork International Short Story Festival

Photographer- Images © John Minihan

Nathan Englander (Winner: 2012 Frank O'Connor Award)

Irish Authors

International Authors

Group Photos

Photographer- Images © Mike Hannon

Festival events images


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Reviews & Criticism

Editor (English)- Patrick Cotter

 

Criticism

Experimental Populism: Paul Durcan and the Survival of Irish Poetry | Dave Lordan

Reviews

Sara Baume | on Petrol by Martina Evans
Dave Lordan | on The Lucky Star of Hidden Things by Afric McGlinchey
Dave Lordan | on The Wild Pupil by Kathy D'Arcy
Jennifer Matthews |  on A Gather of Shadow by Mark Roper
Jennifer Matthews | on The Invisible Threshold by Catherine Phil MacCarthy
Adam Wyeth |on The Sear of Wounds by Mark Whelan
Adam Wyeth | on An Unscheduled Life by Joseph Horgan & Brian Whelan

 

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